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Automated Home Podcast

Aug 5, 2008

This time we're joined by Ian Lowe and Mal Lansell of the xPL Project. We discuss how the open source Home Automation Protocol came about, how it aims to be the "glue" in your smart home setup and the variety of hardware that can talk to each other through the systems hub.


Jul 10, 2008

We've updated the iPhone to V2.0 and installed a few apps to play with. Of most interest to Home Automators will be the new free Apple "Remote" application. Here's a quick two minute video tour showing just how quick and easy it is to install and use.


Jul 3, 2008

Show AH0014 features an interview with Matt Bendiksen from Perceptive Automation. We talk about their home automation software solution for the Mac - Indigo. Even if you're not a OS X user there's plenty of interesting chat including the differences between X10 and Insteon hardware, what it's like being a developer of a...


Jun 23, 2008

This time we talk to AlertMe.com co-founder and director Pilgrim Beart along with his Chief Design Engineer, Dr Amyas Phillips. We talk about the technical background that lead both men to work on one of the UKs most innovative security systems, discuss the architecture of the Zigbee mesh network and the Linux powered...


Jun 16, 2008

This time we talk to Ian Dixon of theDigitalLifeStyle.com. Ian has been producing his podcast since 2005 and with over 150 shows under his belt already he's one of the UK's most prolific bloggers on the Digital Home. We chat about how he got interested in Media Centre, his Windows Home Server setup and his special...